Director – Communications Design
Posted on 8/12/2023

10,001+ employees

Advertising Services
Company Overview
PG Mediabrands is the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). IPG Mediabrands manages over $47 billion in marketing investment globally on behalf of its clients across its full-service agency networks UM, Initiative and Mediahub and through its award-winning specialty business units Healix, Kinesso, MAGNA, Matterkind, Mediabrands Content Studio, Orion Holdings, Rapport, Reprise, and the IPG Media Lab. IPG Mediabrands clients include many of the world’s most recognizable and iconic brands from a broad portfolio of industry sectors including automotive, personal finance, consumer product goods (CPG), pharma, health and wellness, entertainment, financial services, energy, toys and gaming, direct to consumer and e-commerce, retail, hospitality, food and beverage, fashion and beauty. The company employs more than 18,000 diverse marketing communication professionals in more than 130 countries.
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Experience in an integrated planning role in media, publisher / vendor, or communications discipline (digital, content)
  • Ability to delegate and oversee direct reports
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with senior clients, colleagues, and vendors Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Experience/involvement in new business planning and strong presentations skills
  • Required PC proficiency and solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Oversee client education program around communications design relevant marketplace trends
  • Present the communications design idea and recommendation to the client in collaboration with Client Leadership, Strategy and Partnerships
  • Oversee the day-to-day requirements and workflow of the client as it relates to Communications Design outputs, in consultation with Client Leads
  • Responsible for the communications design brief deployment and relevant stakeholder engagement (Specialty Business Units, partnerships, partner agencies, media)
  • Lead ideation sessions and curate outcomes
  • Responsible for the development of the communications idea all connections will help unlock
  • Responsible for effective design of communications architecture and ecosystem delivery across Owned, Earned, Shared, Paid (OESP) for your clients. Within the team, responsible for ensuring communications plans move far beyond paid, and are unified by a clear idea and communications behavior/s
  • Responsible for analytics strategy per brief and the integration of MBI input
  • Responsible for integration of Specialty Business Units activities within every relevant brief, in line with business goals
  • Responsible for implementation of communications design deliverables as part of client business development & growth strategy
  • Responsible for the production of best in class communications design outcomes on assigned pitches
Desired Qualifications
  • 8+ years relevant experience with 4+ years of experience managing or developing staff
  • Category or audience experience as relevant per assignment
  • Proven problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work successfully within a team, handling multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines under pressure